- IA Topic : science-policy interface
Excerpt:The conference, organised by four Global Change research programmes, will discuss solutions at all scales to move societies on to a sustainable pathway. It aims at providing scientific leadership towards the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development - Rio+20. ...
LIAISE Session at TEEB Conference "Mainstreaming the Economics of Nature: Challenges for Science and Implementation"
Excerpt:A LIAISE session, entitled "Integrating ecosystems and biodiversity in policy impact assessment" will be held at the TEEB Conference 2012, which will take place in Leizpig Germany, on 19-22 March, 2012. ...
Excerpt:At the conference leading researchers, particularly in sustainability, and high-level decision-makers will meet in a transdisciplinary setting with a goal of creating new insights to help move sustainability forward. The conference will consist of plenary presentations followed by discussion, specialized track sessions and case-study workshops. ...
Excerpt:On 9 February, 2012, LIAISE co-coordinator Klaus Jacob gave a keynote address at the European Environmental Evaluators Network forum in Leuven. His speech was entitled “Enhancing the use of impact assessment tools in policy making: bridging the gap between science and the policy making community”.
Excerpt:The German Federal Ministry of Research (BMBF) declared the Year of Science 2012 "Earth: A project for the future". In this context, the initiative "Generating Transformative Knowledge" hosts an opening event which will discuss the furture shape of science, the science system, and the science-policy interface. ...
Excerpt:In the International Year of Forests, the key objective of this science to policy conference is to identify how science can contribute to improved ecosystem services of forests for the benefit of the people. ...
Excerpt:At the interface between research and decision‐making, the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) is an independent, policy research institute based at Sciences Po in Paris. Its activity focuses on sustainable evelopment issues that require international coordination, especially biodiversity and climate change.
Excerpt:As part of the International Water Week in Amsterdam, STREAM Project convenes a policy seminar on urban water management. The objective of this seminar is to show the currentstate of both the European policy and research efforts on urban water management as well as the best practices and challenges for practical implementation. ...
Excerpt:The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ is looking for a research fellow at the Department for Environmental Politics (UPOL). The successful candidate will have a degree in either natural or social science with profound knowledge about biodiversity and ecosystem services as well as experience with science-policy interfaces.
Excerpt:The Global Science Conference on 'Climate-Smart Agriculture' will bring together world experts on climate-smart agriculture to provide a synthesis of the current state of knowledge in order to deliver a set of findings based on multi-disciplinary science and best practices. ...